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Latest on worldwide spread of COVID-19

The phased reopening of business and social life gained traction with more people emerging from coronavirus lockdowns, while an experimental COVID-19 vaccine, the first to be tested in the United States, showed promise based on data from a small group.

One in eight believe 5G is spreading virus

One in eight Australians believe Microsoft founder Bill Gates is somehow responsible for the coronavirus and the 5G wireless network is to blame for spreading the disease.

Virus vaccine from Moderna shows promise

Moderna Inc's experimental COVID-19 vaccine, the first to be tested in the US, has produced protective antibodies in a small group of healthy volunteers, according to very early data released by the biotech company.

Sprint king Bolt welcomes baby girl

Athletics great and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his long-time girlfriend Kasi Bennett have welcomed their first child.